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Inspired To Tackle Exposure Therapy by Dr Christian (C4) – Agoraphobia & Panic Disorder

Be FREE of your Anxiety and Panic Attacks! Having watched House of Hypochondriacs on C4 last night, there was a part during the show where Dr Christian went for a walk with a housebound sufferer to help her realise that she was in no real danger. He tried to make her see that the symptoms she experienced during this exercise were normal. Watching that take place inspired me to get out there myself today. I've spent a good few weeks only leaving the house when I've had […]

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The Anxiety Diary “Jelly or Wobbly Unsteady Legs” Panic & Anxiety Symptoms

Be FREE of your Anxiety and Panic Attacks! During the time I've suffered with Anxiety, Jelly legs has been one of the most disruptive symptoms to my progress. From out of nowhere, I seem to lose the ability to stand still or put one foot in front of another to walk. Here I discuss my recent experiences with Jelly/Wobbly legs, and explain how I think I might have eased the feeling in the moment. Again, I'm not sure anyone will find this useful, but it certainly helps […]

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Eat, Sleep, Be Brave, Repeat – Exposure Therapy for Anxiety, Agoraphobia & Panic Attacks

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Be FREE of your Anxiety and Panic Attacks! After yesterdays successful walk I decided to tackle the very same task. The key to exposure therapy is to repeat these tasks until the anxiety subsides. Todays walk had a very different feel and proved to be 50x more intense than yesterday. I'm glad I did it, but it makes tomorrows task that little more daunting knowing what I've faced today.

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Anxiety As It Really Is

1  It  just turns up. One day you’ll be fine, living like a “normal” person almost forgetting your anxiety. The next you’ll wake up or be in the middle of a conversation and you’ll have been struck. The best way to explain this – it’s like a light switch in your brain, it turns on and off as it pleases, and suddenly you’re not the same person. 2 Plans aren’t valid until you’re actually doing them. If you have anxiety then you know the drill. Someone will […]

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Triggers and Causes of Panic Attacks

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Here are the common triggers and causes of panic attacks: Phobia – People who are exposed to certain situation or objects they are afraid of will often experience a panic attack. Passiveness – Many think that excessive politeness, shyness, and respectfulness are a positive thing and it is normal for someone to possess these characteristics. Be that as it may, a growing number of evidence supports the idea that passiveness as a result of fear (sometimes unexplained), low self-esteem and self-confidence is consistent with a person experiencing […]

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Self-Help Treatment for Panic Attack

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Although it is not advisable to diagnose yourself with panic attack, it is really not sensible to wait until your supposed “attack” is over before you do something about it. Here are the things you must know so that when you feel that you are having an attack, you know what to do: Understand what panic attack is all about. Awareness is the most important weapon to combat panic attacks because when you feel or know that you are under an attack, it is much easier for […]

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What Can You Do to Stop Anxiety Attacks

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Episodes of anxiety attacks can be uncomfortable, unpleasant and unhealthy. Because of this, most people head to the medicine cabinet for a quick relief. While some may find medications as an effective way to battle anxiety, there are more natural and equally effective ways of dealing your excessive emotion without subjecting the body to different negative side-effects. Exercise – Exercise improves the health of the body and mind, and improves the overall well-being of a person. A 30-minute exercise, 3-5 times a week is enough to provide […]

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